Waitematā Local Board member Vernon Tava has launched his own website . It is the place to find Vernon’s monthly board reports, his blogs and media appearances.
In one of his first blogs he writes about attending a local board hosted citizenship ceremony:
On the evening of the 25th of August 2014, I attended my second citizenship ceremony as a Local Board Member at the Auckland Town Hall. It is an obligation of Local Board Members to attend these events (although many don’t) as citizenship ceremonies are one of the areas of responsibilities of Local Boards under the Auckland Unitary Council structure. I really enjoy them. It is great to see the happiness of new citizens as they collect their certificates and it is a reminder of what’s special about New Zealand.
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